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What’s So Wrong with Gay Marriage?

I’m a print junkie. Which is why I can get online to find a recipe for beef stew, start clicking through links, and end up stillRead more »

Erotica Catholica

Knowing that the words on a page or the scenes in a movie were what aroused my husband instead of, well… me,  would honestly hurt myRead more »

Breast Cancer: a Letter to Jacqueline

.  Dear Jacqueline, It’s October again. We both know what that means because the nation will once again turn pink. This is theRead more »

Molly and Steve

by Dr. John Bruchalski, MD Molly and Steve had that dreaded look of anticipating something bad on their faces.  At the OBGYN clinic weRead more »

Delaney Lisieux

“I will never forget you. See, upon the palms of my hands I have written your name” Isaiah 49:15-16 My Sweet Delaney Lisieux, IRead more »

The Miracle that is Mallory

By: Amy Fordham In the grand scheme of life, sometimes, it goes fast, sometimes slow. When you lose a child, or a pregnancy, timeRead more »

Dear Bill

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: My first pregnancy ended in miscarriage onRead more »

It Is in Experiencing Bitterness, That One Can Fully Appreciate Sweetness.

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: The day that I am writing this, OctoberRead more »

Ordinary Family, Extraordinary Circumstances

We are just an ordinary family.  A dad, a mom, some kids, and the token yellow lab.  We live in a normal house and do normal things. AndRead more »

When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough…

Just as raising a child takes a village, it takes a community to grieve the loss of a child as well. These precious little ones areRead more »

Catholicism 101: The Purpose of Man’s Existence

Our basic Catechism teaches us what we must know to gain heaven.  The study of our Catechism is more important than any other study we doRead more »

When I Say “I Believe”

Every few years, the Holy Father names a Year of Something – a Year of the Eucharist, a Year for Priests. This follows the Biblical customRead more »

Luminous Mysteries—Everyday Style

The Luminous Mysteries haven’t been around long, but they affect us profoundly, because we are made aware of Christ’s divinity—that part ofRead more »

When “I’m pro-life, except” really happens…

A B O R T I O N: The rationalizations are many… “Why have a baby born into a family who does not want ‘it’?” “What aboutRead more »

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done

With the birth of each successive child, my husband becomes more and more paranoid about finishing our will. And, rightly so, because withRead more »

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